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2014-05-15 16:21:01

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Jill Sharland has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), effective Monday, May 26, 2014. Jill joins the GTAA following a successful twenty year career at Rogers Communications. In her most recent role as Vice President, Finance for Rogers Wireless, Cable, and Business Solutions, she provided operational support, business analytics, performance management, and...

2014-05-15 12:26:29

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro Corporation (the "Corporation") announced today that it has filed with Canadian securities regulators its Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and related Management's Discussion and Analysis for the three months ended March 31, 2014, prepared in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("US GAAP"), including the application of rate-regulated accounting policies, presented in Canadian dollars. Copies may be...

2014-05-14 23:09:03

Nibbles now allows Pet Owners to Feed and Watch their Pets on the Go Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Pet owners no longer have to feel guilty leaving their pets at home when they are out. Neither will they have to worry about missing their pet’s scheduled feeding times anymore or wonder what their pet is up to when they are not at home. Nibbles is currently launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund its smart pet feeder with a camera. Nibbles will allow more than 79.4 million U.S....

2014-05-12 23:01:24

Security monitoring service providers from across Canada were called to the podium last weekend at the SecurTek Awards of Excellence Gala, held in Banff. Recognizing dealer achievements over the past year, the Awards were handed out at a special ceremony following the conclusion of SecurTek's Annual Dealer Conference, which took place in the heart of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains this year. Banff, Alberta (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Security monitoring service providers from across Canada were...

2014-05-09 23:10:05

SILVER CROSS Toronto West Grand Opening - Saturday, May 24th, 9-5 P.M; New Location With Large Showroom Displaying Wide Selection of Healthcare Products Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Jan Jedrasik says that the key reason he joined SILVER CROSS is that: "This company provides healthcare equipment needs to understand its clients, but more importantly, it needs to have in its value a core empathy. SILVER CROSS has it. And that is why we are here today." SILVER CROSS Toronto...

2014-05-09 16:20:59

OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Honour, marking the end of the Canadian mission in Afghanistan. "As Canadians, we can look back on our contributions and achievements in Afghanistan with tremendous pride, knowing that we have helped make a difference in the lives of many people. "We also know that these achievements have been hard won. We will...

2014-05-08 20:20:42

Dates of Canada's Mission in Afghanistan to also be inscribed on National War Memorial and Promenade Building in Ottawa to be renamed The Valour Building. OTTAWA, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On the eve of the National Day of Honour, Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino today announced that a permanent national memorial to Canada's mission in Afghanistan will be constructed in the nation's capital. The memorial, to be unveiled in 2017, will specifically recognize and honour the hard...

2014-05-07 23:05:40

Company to Offer Suite of Unique, One-of-a-Kind Business-Building Apps to Help the 63% of People Who Say they Want to Be Their Own Boss Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Ari Rush, a Canadian college dropout turned business-success story with a history of starting, growing and selling successful tech start-ups has just announced his latest project aimed at the 63% of people who say they want to start their own business, but lack the knowledge, know-how, or technical expertise to do...

2014-05-07 20:20:40

TORONTO, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2014. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity experienced in 2013. Passenger volumes continued to grow during the first quarter of 2014 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North...

2014-05-06 23:01:33

Clean Wake is a program of Summerhill Impact in partnership with Honda Canada and Environment Canada. Recreational boaters can take action for cleaner lakes and better health. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Summerhill Impact, in partnership with Environment Canada and Honda Canada Inc., has launched the 2014 Clean Wake Program in Ontario just in time for the start of cottage season. Clean Wake offers recreational boaters a chance to trade-in their old polluting conventional...


Latest Ontario Reference Libraries

Igopogo
2013-09-19 10:07:07

The Igopogo is a legendary lake monster that is said to inhabit Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. It has also been called “Kempenfelt Kelly” for the bay that extends from the lake into the city of Barrie, Ontario. The Igopogo legend describes the creature as having a canine-like head. And may be related to the Irish crocodile, which is known as the Dobhar-chu. It is described mainly as being a small sea creature only about 12 feet long. But some descriptions report it up to 70 feet in...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Cherry-Faced Meadowhawk, Sympetrum internum
2013-07-23 11:37:01

The cherry-faced meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes areas of Canada like Alberta and Ontario, among other areas, and many states in America like Oregon and New Mexico. It prefers to reside in temporary shallow lakes and ponds in marshy areas, but these pools typically dry up during the hot summer months. The cherry-faced meadowhawk reaches an average body length between .8 and 1.4 inches. Young individuals hold...

rhon_001_php
2012-06-14 11:28:02

Symbol: RHON Group: Moss Family: Bryaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Bryales Family   Bryaceae Genus   Rhodobryum (Schimp.) Hampe – rhodobryum moss Species   Rhodobryum ontariense...

lacy3_001_pvd
2012-06-15 05:22:53

Symbol: LICY Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   LACY3 Lacinaria cylindracea (Michx.) Kuntze Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, NY, OH, TN, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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